Category list : Smoking cessation
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Government cuts are pushing England into a public health crisis, the Labour Party has claimed.
Friends who are former smokers are key to helping people with serious mental illness quit the habit, according to US researchers.
E-cigarettes, estimated as 95% less harmful than conventional cigarettes, are too often being overlooked as a stop smoking tool by the NHS, especially in mental health settings, according to MPs.
Smoking has been found to be linked to the delayed healing of wounds after shinbone surgery, according to researchers.
Mistaken belief in “mythical” causes of cancer, such as drinking from plastic bottles and microwave ovens, is rife among the public, according to UK researchers.
Health visitors and smoking cessation experts at Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust have joined forces to launch a new service for pregnant women and their families.
Married women with children have benefited the most from the UK public smoking ban, according to researchers.
Specialist nurses in Leicester will be promoting e-cigarettes to the public later this month, as part of efforts to boost smoking cessation.
A committee of MPs is to examine the impact of electronic cigarettes on human health, including their effectiveness as a stop-smoking tool and evidence for potential harms.
More than 25% of patients are not being asked by healthcare professionals if they smoke when they come into hospital in the UK, despite acute services having a higher concentration of people dependant on tobacco than the general population, a respiratory doctor has warned.